TWO further people have died with Covid-19 in the New Forest, according to the latest official figures.
The weekly update issued yesterday (Tuesday) by the Office for National Statistics showed that deaths in the district since the start of the year reached 129, with just over half – 65 – occurring in care homes.
Last week the equivalent rolling total of Covid-19-related fatalities for the New Forest was 127.
In the BCP Council area, which includes Christchurch, Bournemouth and Poole, the total came to 184 – up two from last week’s running total of 182.
The numbers are for deaths that occurred up to 19th June but were registered up to 27th June.